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From the writer of Lincoln: A Photobiography, comes a clear-sighted, rigorously researched account of 2 unusually parallel lives and the way they intersected at a serious second in U.S. heritage. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass have been either selftaught, either nice readers and believers within the value of literacy, either males born bad who through their very own efforts reached positions of strength and prominence—Lincoln as president of the U.S. and Douglass because the most renowned and influential African American of his time. even though their conferences have been few and short, their alternate of rules helped to finish the Civil warfare, reunite the country, and abolish slavery.
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The Israelites claim to have descended from Abraham, who left Mesopotamia to live in Canaan (Palestine). There he lived the life of a nomad herder. Famine drove Abraham’s grandson Jacob and his twelve sons into Egypt, where the Israelites increased tremendously in number. The pharaoh, however, forced them to work hard for him; they had to help build two new cities in the Delta: Pithom and Raamses. The book of Exodus tells us how the Israelites escaped from Egypt, led by Moses, and how, after a long journey through the desert, they arrived in Canaan (Palestine).
The Babylonians, however, would never have referred to themselves as “Chaldean”; the word “Chaldean” had negative connotations in Assyrian and Babylonian texts. But in the eyes of outsiders the terms “Chaldean” and “Babylonian” increasingly took on the same 40 THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST Median empire c. 660 Neo-Babylon empire of the Chaldeans c. 560 Lydian kingdom c. 560 Assyrian empire c. 2 The Near East in the seventh and sixth centuries BC meaning and they frequently confused the two. Jews, Greeks, and Romans often called Babylonians “Chaldeans” and they even used the term “Chaldeans” to refer to Babylonian priests, diviners, and astrologers, as if it were a technical term.
3 Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and their daughters Notes. The sun disk Aten with the blessing hands is visible in the middle. The rays on the far left and far right bear the symbol of life (“ankh”). Such informal scenes are quite uncommon in Egyptian relief sculpture. to assert his authority. His successor, the well-known Tutankhamun, who had a poor constitution and met with an early death, reverted to the old Egyptian traditions and made Memphis the capital of his realm. The eighteenth dynasty came to an end when three generals successively seized the throne.
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship by Russell Freedman